setup{2a9af9c7-ce6d-4439-819d-600a9e402947}.exe

Creative Island Media, LLC

This is part of an adware program designed to inject advertising in the web browser (banners, text-links) as well as modify the normal behavior of the browser. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The application setup{2a9af9c7-ce6d-4439-819d-600a9e402947}.exe by Creative Island Media has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address update.betterxperience.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Creative Island Media, LLC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
bc82b5588108c0695d7e6b1f70236c59

SHA-1:
5b05fb24106bd4c10876753091d8ecdf48740c33

SHA-256:
c0f71b2e30f94d286c65c80c32da07884c36733e5b30bfa343248f849792d185

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects display ads (banner ads), in-text ads, interstitial ads, or other types of ads in the web browser as well as alters the browsers settings (home page, search, DNS, and security protocols).

Analysis date:
4/16/2024 2:32:23 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
17.2.2.10

File size:
1.4 MB (1,478,520 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\setup{2a9af9c7-ce6d-4439-819d-600a9e402947}.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/20/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/21/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="Creative Island Media, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Creative Island Media, LLC", L=San Diego, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
68F23F4D2767F6491DEA9186F2E5CB89

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/23/2013 6:24:38 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0xE58E9

Entry point:
00, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 46, 0C, A8, 83, 75, 10, E8, 29, AD, FF, FF, C7, 00, 16, 00, 00, 00, 83, C8, FF, EB, 6E, 53, 8B, 5D, 10, 83, E0, EF, 57, 89, 46, 0C, 83, FB, 01, 75, 10, 56, E8, ED, F9, 00, 00, 8B, 7D, 0C, 03, F8, 59, 33, DB, EB, 03, 8B, 7D, 0C, 56, E8, 8E, 96, FF, FF, 8B, 46, 0C, 59, 84, C0, 79, 08, 83, E0, FC, 89, 46, 0C, EB, 16, A8, 01, 74, 12, A8, 08, 74, 0E, A9, 00, 04, 00, 00, 75, 07, C7, 46, 18, 00, 02, 00, 00, 53, 57, 56, E8, 37, 7F, 00, 00, 59, 50, E8, FE, FC, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Entropy:
6.5162

Code size:
1.1 MB (1,136,640 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to update.betterxperience.com  (54.218.62.24:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to d.pullupdate.com  (54.230.15.37:80)